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OSPGEN 134: Middle East Technology and Engineering

Two-week study trip to the Middle East accompanied by a Stanford professor and graduate student lead. Offered by the School of Engineering in partnership with the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP). First-hand insights into technology and engineering based businesses in these emerging economies. Participants will: 1) gain knowledge of a wide spectrum of technology-based companies in the focus country; 2) understand, in a comparative approach, how western companies localize to stay competitive; and 3) experience first-hand the social and environmental impact of these businesses. Prior to departure, students will go through a curriculum targeted at understanding the state of technology business in the Middle East in order to maximize the learning experience students will have on the ground.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Kochenderfer, M. (PI)
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